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Coronavirus: Gaining political mileage from crisis

Bridget Welsh

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While some politicians both local and abroad have been criticised for their handling of the coronavirus crisis, others have risen to the occasion, benefiting their political standing. BFM speaks with Bridget Welsh, honorary research associate at the University of Nottingham’s Asia Research Institute, for her thoughts.

Produced by Tasha Fusil

Presented by Kelvin Yee and Hezril Asyraaf

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AGENDA RAKYAT - Lima perkara utama
  1. Tegakkan maruah serta kualiti kehidupan rakyat
  2. Galakkan pembangunan saksama, lestari serta tangani krisis alam sekitar
  3. Raikan kerencaman dan keterangkuman
  4. Selamatkan demokrasi dan angkatkan keluhuran undang-undang
  5. Lawan rasuah dan kronisme
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Khoo Soo Hay
Khoo Soo Hay
5 Apr 2020 10.28am

If a politician is not an expert on any specialized topic, he should keep his mouth shut. He can only quote experts. Trying to do the job of the experts to show off his own ignorance is so stupid that it only tells us what type of politicians we have voted into parliament to govern our lives.

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